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FRM(22)29.02 EMR Report

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FRM(22)29.02

Report on CIL and Ear Marked Resources (EMR) funded projects – July 2022

Background and summary

This report updates Full Council on the situation regarding CIL and EMR projects as at 30th June 2022

Report

As at 30th June 2022 the EMRs totalled £438,911.07 as follows:

EMR Title Total as at 30th June 2022 Total as at 28 Feb 2022 Original allocation
CIL reserves £128,164.91 £133,519

 

N/A
EMR Melton Rd crossings project £35,755 £35,755

 

£40,000
EMR Landscaping & parking improvements £51,265 £49,000

 

£50,000
EMR Pavilion project £189,943.85 £274,446 £220,000
EMR Bins £2,000 £2,000

 

£2,000
EMR Divested land sinking fund £18,998 £23,843 £30,000
Signage £3,000 N/A £3,000
Budget Risk EMR * £5,000   £5,000
Hall Farm Road/SWT Events* £690 N/A £3,633
Bequest EMR* £1,500 N/A £1,500
Fete EMR* £2,594.31 N/A £623.97

* These EMRs are not funded by CIL.

CIL received and spent to date

Receipts to date (payments are usually made in April and October in each year):

2016 £4,720

2017 £75,172

2018 £3,652

2019 £245,651

2020 £183,667

2021 £106,600

2022 £8,713.81

TOTAL = £628,175.81

The latest payments are from two developments:

Planning Application Property Amount
DC/20/3204/FUL Land To Rear Of No.36 Hall Farm Road £4,611.05
DC/20/4630/FUL Site Adjoining 88 Bury Hill £3,331.47
  Total £7,942.52
  Adjustments £771.29
  Total £8,713.81

The next payment date is October 2022.

Expenditure to date:

2018/19 £2,324

2019/20 £8,554

2020/21 £11,243

2021/22 £89,652.46

2022/23 (to date) £87,275.05

TOTAL = £199,048.51

In terms of spend deadlines, the earliest unspent tranches now date from April 2019, which needs to be spent by April 2024. These balances will be used up in 2022/23.

Projects completed and paid using CIL/EMR

  • Playing Field security CCTV system
  • Speed Indicator Devices x 3
  • Recreation Ground Car Park improvements
  • Land Divestment improvements/enhancements
  • Bredfield Bus Shelter – (No EMR created) – £2.4k in total but £700 funded by grant
  • Hall Farm Road play equipment installation and enhancements

Projects in Progress

  • Creation of car park in front of Winifred Fison House (EMR created). Additional funding required due to increased costs incurred from material price rises
  • Melton Road/Hill crossings (EMR created) – installation date of July 2022. Some money may remain on completion.
  • Pavilion (EMR created) – start date of 28th March 2022. Completion date set for September 2022
  • Bredfield Road Feasibility Study – funded by grants from Cllrs Nicoll and Smith-Lyte

Other Potential Projects

The following projects have been identified but have not been prioritised or had funding allocated:

  • New Play Area fencing – estimated at £10k – could potentially be funded through the Playpot (only £5k remains)
  • Tennis Court resurfacing – estimated at £18-20k – is on Recreation’s long list
  • MUGA replacement – estimated £50-80k – is on Recreation’s long list
  • Bredfield Road Pedestrian improvements – cost tbc – could apply for District CIL
  • Solar panels for 17 Riduna Park – cost c.£6-10k – this is currently on hold and could be part funded by grants
  • Installation for EV charging points – this could be partially funded through grants
  • Following on from the presentation by the Primary School in early July 2022 further enhancements to the Recreation Ground play equipment will be considered in September
  • Once the annual play park inspection has been carried out this month there may be additional works that will require funding

Recommendations

Members are asked to:

  • Note and comment on the report

Pip Alder

Clerk and Executive Officer to the Council

July 2022